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Mahmoud Hamoudeh making Falafel in his shop in Nahr el-Bared camp, Lebanon. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
19 May 2017
Sights and smells evoke memories of the past. This is very much the case when you enter Mahmoud Hamoudeh’s shop in Nahr el-Bared camp in Lebanon, where the smell of freshly fried falafel welcomes you. In his newly reconstructed shop, the smell that used to waft through his...
UNRWA Commissioner General Pierre Krähenbühl. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
19 May 2017
“Our microfinance work is a rare but significant example of hope in conflict-torn Syria,” says UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
16 May 2017
“I have passed through much pain and suffering, but I persisted as an independent woman – one who can support her family and build her future and her sons’ futures by herself, even after the divorce and the death of my parents and brothers,” says UNRWA teacher Sobhia Abed-...
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
16 May 2017
Thirty-eight-year-old UNRWA teacher Basema al-Mlalha is the main breadwinner for her family of five
Reem Yaghy speaks with a journalist from Al Quds Network. © 2017 UNRWA  Photo by Yahia Masswadeh
15 May 2017
Earlier this week, Reem Yaghy, a 14-year-old ninth grader from the Aqbat Jabr UNRWA Basic Girls School, became the Director of UNRWA Operations (DUO) in the West Bank for a day. Together with West Bank DUO Scott Anderson and a number of UNRWA officials, Reem began her day...